• Chris Turner

    Award-Winning Journalist & Author

    Chris Turner’s most recent book, The Leap: How to Survive and Thrive in the Sustainable Economy, was published in 2011; The Globe and Mail called it “one of the most arresting arguments for building a green economy yet in print.” He is also the author of the bestsellers The Geography of Hope and Planet Simpson, and his feature writing has earned eight National Magazine Awards. He is a regular contributor to The Globe and Mail, The Walrus, Alberta Views and Canadian Geographic, and a featured blogger at MNN.com. He was a 2013 Berton House writer-in-residence in Dawson City, Yukon, and the Green Party candidate in the 2012 federal byelection in Calgary Centre, earning the most votes of any Green candidate in Alberta’s history. He lives in Calgary with his wife and their two children.


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